Dovefromabove


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Bugs on Victoria plums

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 19:00

Have a look at these Harlequin ladybird larva & pupa

 http://www.harlequin-survey.org/images/ladybird_imgs/Harlequin_larva_pupa1339_MartinHoney_large.jpg 

Unknown plant

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 17:53

Hi Les 

Can we have another picture as well please, showing the whole plant and leaves from the side?

Thanks.

Bugs on Victoria plums

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 17:52

I can't see them very clearly - could they be Harlequin ladybirds?  I've found this quote that says they eat fruit when aphids are scarce 

"....The harlequin ladybird can also damage fruit crops by feeding on the fruits in autumn, when aphids become scarce ...." http://www.arkive.org/harlequin-ladybird/harmonia-axyridis/ 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 17:46

Thanks OL   I think that he's just never really looked at cabbages before  

OH is the fruit & veg manager at the farm shop - he's said he'd be very pleased with a consignment of those cabbages so I've posted that 

anaemic cabbages

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 17:43

My OH is the Fruit & Veg Manager for a local farm shop - he says he'd be very pleased to receive a consignment of your cabbages 

Quote:  "Those are very nice cabbages."

Take a bow 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 17:36

Any veg growers around who can pop onto the Anaemic Cabbages thread and reassure the poster that his cabbages are perfectly fine?

anaemic cabbages

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 17:34

Those look perfectly healthy to me - I'd be very proud of myself if I'd grown cabbages like that 

Horticultural Films

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 17:15

The Day of the Triffids.

Fuchsias - on the change?

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 17:13

Have they been fed?  How often are they watered?

How to get what you want out of a landscape designer?

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 17:12

I suggest you collect together some pictures of gardens, plants and features that you like - a sort of mood board or scrap book - clippings from gardening magazines, photographs of other peoples gardens that you like, places you've been to etc, as well as make a list of practical uses you'll need in your garden, e.g. herb patch, washing line, BBQ, patio, shady seat, children's play area, veg patch etc.  

That will give a good designer something to start with .... 

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ID please

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